Here is a short video the friars put together from World Youth Day 2011 in Madrid, Spain.
It quotes from Scripture, “but I am only a youth…” “I have appointed you… do not be afraid… I am with you to deliver you, declares the Lord.”
Among the millions of young, fervent Catholics, every single one is called to seriously discern religious life, but how many will do so? How many have spoken to a priest, religious, or have spiritual directors? How many will ever visit a seminary or religious house, even once?
It’s a great blessing that you discerners are here seeking, and I pray Our Lady will obtain the graces to guide you most perfectly to Her Son.
Mary, Mother of Vocations, pray for us. Ave Maria!
In the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary,
fra John Paul